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reports on the impact that each navy made during the war, from union naval support of numerous battles, including vicksburg and new orleans to the confederates use of naval mines and the militaristic deployment of a submarine. it's a little under an hour. >> good evening, everyone. last time we met here on this very stage to talk about the civil war, jim, you are looking to finishing touches on your new book. you are preparing your publication as well. now i have to do this the way they do it on the talk shows. now, james mcpherson "war on the waters" and craig, the civil war at sea, very handsomely done, are both out. that's good because we get to resume our -- we barely scratched the surface. let's get right to it because we spoke for an hour last time, we got to about january 1862. so i will assume you all know about 1861, and get to something that jim pointed out. that was rather interesting. is that 150 years ago this month, besides all the other things that were going on, the realization that lincoln had promulgated -- [inaudible] the union had commenced -- the tennessee cumberla
. >>> speaking of the weekend, it is a big football weekend here on wusa 9. you can watch the army-navy game saturday at 3:00 followed by "game on" at 7:00. on sunday the redskins ravens showdown 1:00 p.m. stay tuned for a complete game wrap-up and analysis. "game on" live from fedexfield. >>> here's tonight's fact from face the fact usa.ormingt there's no law to keep americans who qualify from receiving both unemployment compensation and disability insurance. 117,000 people double dipped in 2010, and that cost the government $85 million in overlapping claims. with disability insurance benefits ton rise and the explosion in unemployment claims that came with the recession, there is an increased pressure for officials to reexamine those getting both the benefits. we'll be right back. >>> a new study out of the u.k. could change the way women everywhere are treated for breast cancer. british researchers have found taking the drug tamoxifen for a longer period of time could have big benefits. researchers suggest women taking tamoxifen for 10 years which is twice the current reel addition. they
headed into today's 113th week navy owned army beating them the last ten times in a row. for most of this game army was right on target in completing an about face in this series. cadets were leading navy 13-10. sinking but there's army missing a field goal that would have given them a 6-point cushion. that allowed them to navigate a -- their senior brandon turner with a nice 29-yard hookup. he told me he's getting ready to be a u.s. marine. very next play, there is keenan reynolds the freshman from tennessee, 8-yard touchdown. and then with about a minute left in the game it's a fumble. navy fumbles -- excuse me. army fumbles on the navy 14- yard line and they hold on for a 17-13 victory. 11 straight over army. wins the commander in chief trophy for having more overall wins in air force than army. less than 24 hours from now the pregame hype will be gone with the wind once the washington redskins host the baltimore ravens who happen to be the 2 and a half point underdogs. >> we've only lost three games so our t -- believe they're doing that and it
weekend on wusa 9. watch the inarm-navy game, "game on" follows, then on sunday redskins versus ravens, the showdown at 1:00. stay tuned, we'll have a complete wrap-up, "game on" live from fedexfield. >>> the pressure to have a proper holiday celebration is weighing on a family who by no fault of their own has been left heart broken and in need of cheer. >> the unexpected death of the mom during childbirth has left her three dindz care of her friend. that friend is scrambling to make ends meet so she can save christmas for the entire family. ken molestina joins us with an emotional story. >> angela mackly out of hyattsville is fulfilling a promise she made to her best friend. she's raising her three children. now she's reaching out because she needs some help keeping that promise. >> when she passed away i felt it was like part of me that's gone. >> that night when she passed away, we just went to try to get the baby some stuff. >> the pain is still raw. their mother died in october soon after giving birth to her third child. >> they did an emergency c section, and after that she went
, there's a little added incentive in the army-navy game. that's coming up in sports. >> average american woman buys 17 of these every year. is it a, pairs of shoes, b, bottles of wine, or c, a smartphone. >> this response was on our facebook fan page by jennifer. she wrote has to be a because i'm dead broke from spending money on all those sue -- those shoes. >> log on to our facebook fan page. we'll have the answer in about an hour or so in our 6:00 show. keep it here. u freedom a get cash bk. ♪ ♪ive percenon hotelsand air ♪h everybodconga lineok! ♪verybody g, evybody t! ♪ activa your cash backt ase.cofreedom. >>> it is 5:22. a colder, much colder air mass than what we've been dealing with the last few days now in place with temperatures in the 20s to mid-30s. we're looking at generally clear skies so that's a positive for today. the sun will be out and the winds relatively light. by 9:00 37 in town. still 32 in the shenandoah valley. let's go to lunch time. only 41 here. this afternoon we're looking at highs in the mid, possibly upper 40s. bundle up. mike and andrea, over yo
the u.s. navy has fully accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east region. we have the latest developments now from cairo. a u.s. source says that if the iranians do have something, it is not an actively operating u.s. navy drone. what would that mean? could this actually be a fake? >> it could be. it's not clear right now, but iranian officials have a different story. we don't know when or how this u.s. drone was allegedly captured, but you can be sure iran is going to count this as a big intelligence victory over the u.s. you can also be sure they'll use this to portray the u.s. as the aggressor in the region. that's what iran has done for more than three decades. briefly, let's tell you about the reports from state media in iran. reports say iran captured a drone flying over the northern persian gulf waters after it allegedly flew into iranian airspace. this is a region close to iran's only nuclear power plant. a statement by iran's revolutionary guard said this happened over the past few days. the statement described the drone as a u.s.-made scan eagle. this is
they pulled up to was his father's home. richard jones was a decorated navy diver who in later years was local pediatrician can passed away recent. >> i in addition to that his birthday is christmas eve. it is an extra special event for us. >> it had to be a tough secret to keep up until they got to jones' father's neighborhood. but jeffrey jones' decorate a vet partners pulled it off. >> this is just a way to help pay him back and his dad for his dad's service, navy diver. and -- recently passed away. so -- we felt that this was our way to give back to the person that founded our organization. >> my husband is watching right now. he would be pretty overwhelmed. he never did let anybody dress the tree for him. >> while this crew was close to home for the founder it only served to reiterate the message why this all started in the first place. and why they are so busy this time of year. >> everybody is into getting and being so busy and we immediate to stop and slow down and acknowledge people in our community that have done so much for us derrick ward, news4. >> it certainly would be nice to de
is meant to celebrate the holiday season and share the message of peace. the u.s. navy band, i think, just wrapping up here. sue palka is on the ellips tonight and, sue, normally, i would be asking you about the cold when you're outside like. this you have a celebration to talk about. >> reporter: we have a wonderful celebration already underway down here and i have to actual, the first family hasn't arrived yet. we can see the white house and the limos hind up. they apparently will be here in about 15 minutes, so we will be bringing you the tree lighting live when that happens. obviously, nothing it is going to happen until they get here, until fantastic entertainment already. behind me, we have the united states navy commodore band playing there, wonderful, and we had some entertainment since 4:30. weather is fantastic, sorry i have to bring up my own. i am so delighted that it's not windy. it makes it more pleasant than everyone to be out in this weather that is cooler than what we have had. and, will you believe there are about 20,000 people here and a lot more standing behind me. ever
's largest menorah lighting ceremony. there will also be a performance by the u.s. navy band. the event is open to the public. >>> now to a story all about the true meaning of holiday giving. a girl with an inoperable brain tumor is working to help other kids just like herself, all while the make a wish foundation kicks off an effort so she can live her dream and make a trip to paris. john hanrahan has her story. >> do you have any ones that are done? >> reporter: dozens of kids and their parents gathered at the lowden country day school saturday morning to engage in a massive letter writing campaign. the letters are addressed to santa. the national retailer macy's has promised to donate a dollar a letter to the make a wish foundation, up to a million letters. one of the students at this school, 9-year-old gabriella miller was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. gabriella has told her parents she wants to see paris. her fellow students want the letters to macy's to pour in so there's enough funding for trips for kids like gabriella. >> when i heard about this, i'm, like, we have to g
iranian air space. our navy is responding saying the u.s. navy has accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east region. they are confined to internationally recognized water and air spoers. space. molly henneberg joins us. what is the background to this mystery. >> reporter: navy owe eugs figureseofficials say we do have allies in the region that use these type of drones, the united arab emirates and kuwait. iran did not say when or where it captured the scan eagle just that it entered iranian air space. we don't have a lot of information besides that. we do know that the navy did lose one of these scan eagle drones back in october, but naval officials say that it went down in the persian gulf, that it broke apart as these drones are designed to do, and that they believe it sank into the persian gulf. jenna. jenna: so, if the iranians do indeed have this unmanned aerial vehicle, what type of information can they get from it? >> reporter: it's a low-cost, low tech drone. basically it's a camera that can transmit pictures via radio waves. it is possible the iranians c
. while serving in the navy he also managed to obtain advanced management training at harvard business school. you have a combination of practical military experience and sharp budgeting and management knowledge that the adderall possesses, respect for mike mullen is the reason so many distinguished chose to join this coalition and its now my pleasure to add general mike mullen. [applause] >> thanks for your leadership on this project which as you sit goes back decades, and i do appreciate all of you coming here today for what is a truly critical juncture for the nature and terms of our national security. our economic viability and continuing leadership role overseas. it was in response to a routine question more than years ago when i first link to these concerns. you ask me what is the greatest threat to the united states security. as chairman of the joint chiefs of staff i got asked that all the time. i answered in two words, that. i think i surprised him. today 50 former senior national security officials served across eight presidential administrations and formed the coalition to s
a sense of what relationships washington has with india and what would be priorities for both india navy? [inaudible] how is it going to help? >> let me start with your last question first. as far as the indian ocean organization that you related to that we are, we're not a part of but we are invited as an observer to it, but in general, throughout the into pacific region, first, you have to understand the breadth and scope of that region. is well over half the people in the world living in that region. all the major economies are in that region, including ours. seven of the 10 largest armies in that region. you can put all the comments in the world in the pacific ocean, put all of them in the pacific ocean and still have room for another africa, another candidate, another united states, another mexico. that's just in the pacific. the indian ocean is vast as will fix we have this really large, very dynamic, can't even call it a region. it's half the world, where you have historical ties between countries, bilateral, multilateral, and you have this, there is no one security organization t
are listening to some beautiful holiday music right now being put on by the navy jazz band. before we got to hear the cast of jersey boys singing us a few holiday songs. there are about 3,000 people here in seats that won the lottery back in october to get these free seats for this event and 14,000 standing room only tickets were also given out for free. so we're expecting that we have about 15 to 20,000 people here right now to see this national tree lighting live, but, of course, you can watch at home right on 9 news now. we are about three or four minutes away from the actual tree lighting from what we've been told. the obama family will come out here and light up that beautiful tree that you can probably see behind me. if your familiar with the tree lighting ceremony -- you are familiar with the tree lighting ceremony, you might be seeing a different perspective than you normally see. we've got the tree behind us. we also have the white house right in line with the tree. so you have a much more spectacular view of that national tree this year than we usually have in years past. anothe
set of invisible eyes. he went to the recruiting station. he watch the navy and the navy had one line and go to the line, and the psychological exams. he watch the coast guard who had two lines and the first was for your physical exam, and the psychological exam. for your eye exam and figured that would give just enough time to slip the contact lens in his eye which he did and the recruiter said read the bottom line. he said how far down? as far as you can read. what are you reading? the bottom line. you are reading patent pending. you have the eyes of an eagle. that was just how so many people, so many sailors that i interviewed, they did it because of patriotism, because it is the right thing to do and, we sent them to see in a new and untested vessel that the navy fought additionally was a colossal waste of money. no warship had ever been manned by an african-american crew and the first warship to be managed by an african-american crew was the uss mason which was a destroyer escort. franklin roosevelt wanted to do something to end racial discrimination in the military and industry
yesterday. the army-navy showdown a classic. vice-president biden gets things underway with a coin toss and navy would open up the scoring, not to be outdone, army comes right back, and the quarterback with the 11 yard up the middle keeper there. and just out to the fourth. and navy down three, they go ahead with four minutes to go. and then two minutes left and as if things weren't tight enough. army with the winning score and they hand off and navy recovers with a 17-13 win and so broken up, crying, he had to be consoled by four star general, and navy has now beaten army. and you thought that college football was over for the year. >> what a great event. i live in phillies and friday nights in the city is filled with people and army thought they had it, but 11 straight. >> clayton: come on, army. let's check in with maria in for rick. >> good morning, everyone, we'll see a big shift in the weather pattern we've seen the last several weeks, very mild across the country and temperatures above average and enjoying basically very mild conditions for late fall and also early december, but
're gearing up for a huge weekend of football here at wusa. it starts saturday with the army-navy game at 3:00 p.m. we'll have a complete wrapup at 7:00 on "game on." >> just go get the wings, beer, soda and sit down and have a good weekend. then on sunday you can watch as the skins bring the ravens to tonight at fed ex fields. that is going to be a fantastic game. >>> when we come back, holiday shopping. >> we'll take a look at some food gifts from some local small businesses. our food blogger will be back with us in just a bit. >>> i'm meteorologist olga breese. starting off with cloudy skies. maybe a peek of sunshine this afternoon but expect scattered showers throughout the day. temperatures only making the middle range 50s. >>> an accident being cleared up from the intersection of seven locks road and montrose road in rockville. expect to follow just a bit of police direction through the area. not much delay getting by. i'll have more traffic coming up in a few minutes at 6:18. andrea, back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> she's made no secret of her support for president obama. now m
down about 20 minutes ago. right now they've got the navy band that is on. and we're looking for the president. the president is on his own time. he's supposed to be here a little bit earlier and light the tree at 5:07. look up toward the white house now. you can actually see the motorcade right in front of the white house is still there. so the president and first lady, the first family not quite here yet. of course, they will be turning on the christmas tree when they get down here a little bit later. we're live in front of the white house on the ellipse. we're going to continue to be here through the rest of the evening. this is by far one of my favorite events of the year. this is now my third year down here. year number one was freezing cold. year number two was really cold. here we are at year number three, and it's just cold, and that's not bad. temperatures in the last couple of days in the 70s. on monday and tuesday. so right now, temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees, not bad out here right now. we're still waiting to see exactly what happens as far as
from alaska good up, beverly moore, 81-year-old korean war navy veteran. beverly was there because the majority of her modest income comes from social security. she wanted to know how this proposal will strengthen that lifeline for her and thousands of alaskans. in fact, one in nine alaskans receive social security. with my state's population of those 65 and older expanding rapidly, social security will continue to play a key role in supplementing a decent living. if social security was not there for the elderly in alaska, a fifth of them would live below poverty. it's vital for our state. it's vital for all our states and for this whole country. mr. president, i have no illusions that this bill is not going to pass in the final weeks of the 112th congress, but i wanted to get it into the mix, i wanted to make sure that people get the bigger point, and again i would say to my presiding officer -- and he says as well and i know my friend here from oregon is on the floor also. as we talk about the deficit, it has taken center stage right now, we want to highlight one very clear thing
. eric, send it to you inside. >> thank you, rick. the army-navy football rivalry kicked off 122 years ago. and today they are set to square off once again. in the book when saturday mattered most, author mark beach talks about memorable army season and the importance of this game. joining us now is the author mark beach. 1991 west point graduate and "sports illustrated" editor and writer. i want to talk about that game. you point out it's the last college football game of the season. only game played on this saturday. why is that important? >> that's important because this game was tremendously important in the landscape of college football for more than half of the 20th century and it's still something that everybody in the college football world looks forward to on their calendar. it's the end of the business part of college football season and the beginning of the bowl season. army-navy game in its hay day was a bowl of its own. and to the guy who play today it's certainly the same. >> interesting title. when saturday mattered most. saturday still matters though, doesn't it? >> sat
is a scan eagle, made by boeing, being used more by the u.s. navy. reza sayah joins us now from cairo. good morning, reza. >> reporter: good morning, carol. first off, we should point out it's not clear what, if anything, iran has captured. we're getting very two different stories from tehran and washington. washington denying iran has done anything. iran with a very different story and they're already using this to say that they've score d a bg intelligence victory over the u.s. the reports in state media in iran started early, according to iran captures a u.s. drone after it flew into iranian air space, southern iran. iran describing this drone as a scan eagle, about a ten-foot wing span that can go about 24 hours without refueling. iran already boasting a win, putting it on display, video clip posted online, carol, showed what appeared to be two military officials examining what looked like a u.s. drone with that poster that you mentioned with the title "we will trample on the u.s.." >> i don't mean to change the subject. we hear the yelling behind you. you're in cairo, egypt. what's goi
that are off now the brooklyn navy yard two prison ships had something at 11,000 people that died on them. again they are not the people who you would necessarily build a giant memorial singularly. those prison ships, washington protests them all through the war. the people on the ships, they were not being fed and they were dying on the ships. if you were an officer or you had some money, but if you are neither of those things, then you died on them. the thing is, after the war, even 27% died on them. more people died on prison ships than died in all the battles but after the war nobody does anything about these prison ships filled with bones. they are still riding the ferry to manhattan and saying hey i can see these ruins out here and all of these bones are on there. wittman is writing editorials in the 18 30s and 40s saying that we have to do something about this. we have made a memorial for general washington all the beautiful statues on wall street but nobody has done anything for the people of the general washington to donate big business funds and of course on the ships there is n
of football. earl-navy saturday at rg 3:00 followed by the game at 7:00. redskins-ravens kickoff at 1:00 right here after the game for a post-game show from 5:00 to 6:00 and game on overtime wraps up at 11:55. >>> bargain and compromise, it's the cornerstone of every negotiation but eight in short supply in new york right now where the nhl is trying to figure out a way to play. there was momentum over the weekend. now it is gone. players and owners worked into the wee hours of the night the last couple of days. no resolution. now yesterday there was a rumor that a deal might be imminent but listen to the sides. that rumor categorically false. >> the characterization that i've just heard transmitted to us that we were close, that reminds me of the last time the union said we were close and we were a billion dollars apart. >> it looks like this is not going to be resolved in the immediate future. i hope that turns out to be wrong, but that's certainly what the message is that we have today. >> that is not good. that's a quick look at sports. have a great friday, everybody. >>> there's virtually
... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >> pelley: until just two years ago, the u.s. navy banned women from submarines. well, today in washington state lieutenants junior grade amber cowan an jennifer noonan received gold dolphin pins for submarine warfare. a third woman in georgia got her pin as well. they're the first women to become fully qualified submarine officers. nasa today gave us an unprecedented view of earth at night. it's a composite animation from hundreds of satellite pictures showing the lights of major cities, but also vast areas of darkness, especially in less developed parts of the world. remember this picture. lyndon johnson taking the oath after the assassination of president kennedy. one of the last eyewitnesses in the picture died last night, former texas congressman jack brooks. in his 42 years in the house, brooks not only witnessed history, he made it. he wrote the articles of impeachment against richard nixon. jack brooks was 89. making history and making music. we'll take five to remember jazz great dave brubeck next. ♪ captioning sponsored by
so, so the big question is how would he know all that? he spent more than 20 years in the navy. he worked in the intelligence field. he was a submarine warfare specialist. he had not only a top secret clearance, but also authorizes for what's called special access, which limits the amount of people who can view highly sensitive material. he had that access. he hadn't been out of the navy for more than a year when fbi agents started tracking him and set up this sting and this undercover operation, and that's how they caught him. >> we know if there was any classified information that was actually released? >> reporter: no. there were never actually any real russian agents, so to speak. these were all undercover agents, b it is very, very serious. i mean, the navy will almost always tell you exactly where their carriers and surface ships are located in any given moment. they never reveal the location of the submarine. that is a highly classified part of the u.s. navy. he faces life in prison if he is convicted of this charge. >> wow. okay. chris, thank you. appreciate it. >>> photogr
and navy tomorrow in philadelphia. that is a great game. >> thank you, keith. 6:27. johns hopkins university makes a huge investment. >> speed cameras under scrutiny. that story is next. >> highlights of last night's >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. a good weekend to get stuff done indoors? >> we do have a rain threat. temperatures will be a little chilly. i have circled the city to give reference point. some rain activity is moving in. more rain is back in pennsylvania. we will be dealing with that and clouds today. details for the rest of the weekend coming up. >> a company is looking into the issue of the speed cameras. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more on the story. >> good morning. erroneous readings in at least three speed the camera locations. the department of transportation is planning on taking those recommendations. a contractor try to recreate those conditions. here on col
gets started saturday, the army/navy game 3:00. we've got a complete wrapup at 7:00 on game on and then sunday the big one. you can watch the skins welcoming the ravens to fedex. that will be followed by a special game on presentation. which brings us now to the team band. both teams have one, but the ravens don't really have much of a fight song and we were reminded today by pulitzer prize winning journalist george lardner that the skins almost didn't have one either because back in 1959 the man that aimed to bring the cowboys to dallas bought the rights to hail to the redskins right out from under our team and said he'd only give the song back if then redskins owner preston george marshall would lift his veto on nfl expansion to dallas and thus, the cowboys were born and we got the fight song back. lardner calls it legal extortion. >> yes, it was perfectly legal. >> reporter: it's just business. >> yeah. they bought the rights. they had the rights and they threatened to get an injunction if the redskins tried to play that song again. ♪ hail to the redskins ♪ . >> the
to be this weekend. right here on wusa. it all starts on saturday. army-navy game at 3:00. we'll have a complete wrapup at 7:00. game on. then this sunday you can watch the skins welcome the ravens to fed ex field. very important game. playoff implications there. it will be followed by a special game after that. putle dear prize winner journalist george lardner reminded us that the skins fight song nearly didn't happen. in 1959 the men who aimed at bringing the dallas cowboys to dallas, the cowboys to dallas, bought the rights of hail to the redskins out from under the team. and he said he would only give the song back if redskins owner george preston marshall would lift his veto on n.f.l. expansion to dallas. thus the cowboys were born and they were in dallas and d.c. got the song back. lardner calls it basically legal extortion. >> yes, it was perfectly legal. >> reporter: it's just business. >> yes. they bought the rights. they had the rights. they threatened to gettage -- get an injunction if the redskins played that song again. >> imagine if it was not happening. rights to the song came bac
. maziel beat out mantei te'o and collin klein. >> i'm not an aggie but you have to give it to him. navy and army squared off in philly for commander in chief trophy. army had a chance to win but they fumbled the ball with just a minute left. navy wins the annual match-up
. if the obama girls are happy, the parents are happy and we're all happy. this year it's the navy band and the different branches rotate. >> yes, they do. that's an essential feature . one of the military bands. and this year it is the navy band and they are terrific. wonderful compositions are playing. >> i want to know who gets these front row seats. >> well, first of all, the show is free and the tickets are distributed by a lottery. the 21,000 people are paying nothing to be here. got in through the ticket lottery. this is a show for washingtonians. and for those who didn't get into the lottery, they can watch the show at 4:30 tonight. >> for the people who do have the tickets, there's no specific seating? >> we have sections. so depending where they were. there's sections but that's just to control the flow in here. a lot of people in here quickly and lock the site down for security reasons. >> i know the stars are coming and the band is on stage and the president and the first family is coming. the big question is is the big big guy coming. the one in the big red suit. >> the one
it yourself spaces for artists around baltimore. >>> the significance behind patches some of the navy players will be wearing saturday in their game against army. >>> and how the ravens plan to slow down rookie quarterback standout robert griffin iii in the beltway battle. for these stories and more, remember to look for the forecast, in wjz's first warning weather team. >>> kate middleton is out of the hospital, where doctors had been treating her for severe morning sickness. monica villamizar reports with the latest from london. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge smiled, as she made her first public appearance since the royal family announced she is pregnant. she and her husband, prince william, left the london hospital, where kate spent three nights for severe morning sickness. if the duchess was still feeling symptoms, she didn't show it. she told the press she was doing much better. kate was bundled up to guard against the cold and to protect the royal bundle of joy. >> it's a great end to a great year. so i think everybody in the uk will
, the u.s. navy has started to move several ships in the western pacific and the commander of american troops in japan says that the situation is very dangerous. north korea plans to launch the missile between december 10th and 22nd. a similar launch in april failed shortly after liftoff. >>> this could be a revealing day in court case of an army private accused of giving classified documents to the website wikileaks. quantico's brig commander is expected to testify today. yesterday a top correctional officer at the marine corps base said bradley manning was kept on suicide watch for a week. the officer said the brig commander did not follow a psychiatrist's recommendation to take manning off suicide watch. it is questioned if manning's case should be dismissed due to excessive punishment while he was con find. >>> the decision in a local courtroom that could change what you write online. >>> plus, the silver line changes being announced today, how it could affect your ride. >> also a major company wants to track your every move and you might actually like it. >>> plus, breaking news o
% of the city's economy is tied to defense spending. and in response to sea level rise, the navy has been replacing 14 piers at a cost of $35 million to $40 million apiece. >> sea level here is coming up for lots of reasons. there is no reason for it to go down. it just keeps coming up. >> reporter: larry atkinson heads the climate change and sea level rise institute at old dominion university. >> there is anecdotal evidence and there is real evidence that we have from the tide gauges we have. we can measure this. the science is simple. >> reporter: atkinson is part of a team of scientists the state of virginia has hired to study flooding. an early draft of the bill in the state assembly that funded the study drew criticism from some conservatives. the virginia tea party described the study on its website as: "more wasted tax dollars for more ridiculous studies designed to separate us from our money and control all land and water use." the final bill avoided the phrases sea level rise and climate change and won overwhelming bipartisan support this year. >> some people have tried to spin i
in the united states navy didn't know where to go, felt lost and wounded warrior project reached out records travis' injuries ended his naval career, but being here gives him hope. >> being in the military we have all been hurt. you know, you just become friends right away. >> reporter: they sit together for a meal that binds them in a different way. not only in the country's service, but what happens after they have come home. [ applause ] >> whoo! >> reporter: reporting from st. helena, patrick sedillo, cbs 5. >>> coming up in our next half hour, the phone call that ended days of torture. >> and to hear him say, i found her, i found her, i can't explain it. >> how a california woman survived several days stranded in the snow. >> why a bay area neighborhood is fighting so hard to stop a new starbucks from moving in. >> and an exciting night in the bay area with the official lighting of the san francisco christmas tree. good evening, i'm roberta gonzales with mobile weather as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. people are stuck in very old habits of using toothpaste to clean thei
. the u.s. navy has moved two warships into the area. what do you make of it? >> they are vntsing their military and the pentagon and the united states military will always take that seriously. our intelligence services, of course, are trying to measure their intent. a the loof this intent has to do with their political influence in the region. they want to be on a stage that gives them prestige. from that, they usually get concessions from the south koreans. >> is this one of those petulent children acting up, trying to get attention? or do you think there is a legitimate threat from the long-range missile? >> there is a threat to the region, to be sure t. can reach alaska and eventually, develop a missile to reach islands of hawaii to be sure. we take that capability seriously. this is a road regime, the number-1 road regime in the world. as much as they have been there a long time and done nothing in terms ever conducting operations in the south and provoking another war, we do take them seriously, as we should. >> i want to talk to you about egypt, a lot of news out thereof. p
. >> at think that to prison ships better off what is now the brooklyn navy yard, to prison ships have something like 11,000, it's an estimate. people bynum. and again, that points. they're not the people who you would necessarily build a giant memorial for singularly. but, yes, those prison ships, washington protested the malta the war. people on the ships were not being fed, barely being fed to my dying and the ships. and if you got off, if you were an officer or if you had some money, but if you were neither of those things you died on them. and after the war even, you know, 47% unease. >> well, more people died in prison ships than all the battles. but after the work noted does anything about these prison ships. and people write in the ferry to manhattan. hey, i can see these folks out there, hoping runs. all of these bones are on a. and woodman is writing in the 1830's, 40's. we have to do something about this. we have made a memorial for general washington and all the business. by a beautiful statue down on wall street, but no one has done anything for the people who are not general washin
the coast. but a u.s. defense official is telling cnn that the u.s. navy has fully accounted for all of its vehicles in the middle east. whatever iranians are claiming to have, it is not an actively operating drone. >> think progress is reporting that police can record video inside your home without a warrant. that ruling came out of a federal appeals court last week saying that the undercover use of video in a suspect's home does not violate the fourth amendment. obviously that bringing up some concerns and we'll have to wait and see if this goes on to the supreme court. we'll be right back. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: 28 days and who's counting. what the hell. no closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff. not even or maybe especially after republicans put their counter proposal on the table yesterday. what do you say? hello, everybody. great to see you today. it is "full court press." we are coming to you live from our nation'
.s. navy says all aircraft were accounted for. reuters is reporting that new jersey governor chris christie in a letter to the federal emergency management administration is asking for a reimbursement of 100% of the costs of hurricane sandy. fema generally reimburses states for 75% of repair costs. at 10:00 a.m. eastern time, the house transportation committee will need to hear testimony from fema administrator craig fugate. those are the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> we have had these explosions of knowledge in madison, but we have not coordinated care, and all of these services and adding so many cracks that they are as harmful as the diseases that we are treating. you have to step back and ask, are we hurting people overall? on a global level, what are we doing sometimes? now, we have these reports saying that 30% of everything we do might not be necessary in health care? 30% of the medications, the procedures? this is something that i think is really being called out as a problem. this function in the u.s. health-care industry, dr. marty makary on what health care companies will
. and the u.s. navy is moving warships to monitor the potential north korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile. the u.s.s. benfold and u.s.s. fitzgerald and two others might join them. north korea plans to launch a rocket between december 10th and 22nd claiming for science and research. and new jersey governor chris chr tooe. the two showed a unified front in the wake of the storm. and the royal baby watch, it is on. there you see a pregnant and smiling catherine, duchess of cambridge. she was in for acute morning sickness. prince charles says he is thrilled he's going to become a grandfather. and the baby will be the next in line to the throne after prince william and actually after prince charles as well. so there's a little bit of a line there. >> rather it's a boy or girl. >> i think it's exciting. i don't think there's anybody out there they've been waiting and hoping and now we've seen she's pregnant and with child. >> catherine and no more kate. >> she's the duchess now. >> thank you. >>> one of the most conservative members of the united states senate, i think it's fair to say
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